Save Glasgow’s Green Space and Mural

Please help us to save 65 -97 Ingram Street Murals and green space in Glasgow City Centre by

sending an email to planning.representations@glasgow.gov.uk objecting the proposed plan to build four blocks of flats. For more objection details please visit https://merchantcitypark.org/object

Please sign and sharing this petition  https://you.38degrees.org.uk/petitions/merhcant-city-park to transform the car park into a green space.

The community of the Merchant City and Trongate is campaigning for the 69-97 Ingram Street car park to be transformed into a City Park. In line with Glasgow City Council Strategies for Development and Regeneration, we are calling for a much-needed green space in the heart of the City Centre.

Creating a place for People and Nature

  • SAVING the Trees as a basis for connection with our natural green world and biodiversity
  • SAVING the fine Mural artwork, admired by locals, visitors and worldwide tourists alike
  • BUILDING a community, with attractive venue to meet friends, neighbours, visitors and have chance encounters; to read, relax and refresh
  • Boost health, wellbeing and ease loneliness
  • Children, family and dog friendly environment
  • Carbon and vehicle pollutants mitigation, with local climate control and rain water drainage
  • Attract custom and tourists to businesses at a green destination space in solid building line 
  • Site for local fairs, markets and entertainment
  • Room for a Miyawaki style mini urban forest 
  • Space to build an active travel Mobility Hub
  • Potential for educational installations referring to slave trade recognition, Covid-19 pandemic
  • Opportunity for resident planting and upkeep
  • Assembly point for City Halls (&OFM) patrons

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